MACH 2026

Halls 17, 18, 19, 20 & 6
National Exhibition Centre (NEC)
B40 1NT

Additional details on facilities available at the NEC are available on its website

Specific information about the food and drink options available can be found Here.

Show Opening Hours

MACH 2026 will be open to visitors at the following times:

DateOpening TimeClosing Time

The Engineering Supply Chain Show will be open at the same times for the full five days.

How to get there

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By Car

The NEC, Birmingham is signposted from all major routes including the M40, M42 and M6. For satnav details, please enter the postcode B40 1NT.Once onsite, please follow the electronic signs which will direct you to the MACH car parks. During the show, free-to-use shuttle buses operate regular services between the main car parks and NEC’s main entrance. MACH signposting will be located inside the venue. You can find additional information about car parking at the NEC on the venue’s website, where you will also find details about pre-paying for your ticket and EV charging points.

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By Train

The NEC is connected via covered walkways to Birmingham International Rail Station. Connecting trains can be caught from Birmingham New Street Station, which is only 15 minutes away.

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By Plane

Birmingham Airport (BHX) has direct flights from Europe and other global destinations. Upon arrival, simply take the free and fast air-rail link to Birmingham International Railway Station, located at the upper level of Terminal 1. The train runs every two minutes and only takes 90 seconds. When you arrive just head straight through to the NEC. Signposting to the MACH exhibition will be displayed throughout the exhibition facility. You can find additional information about arrivals and departures via the Airport website International visitors requiring hotels can also visit our accommodation page for help finding a hotel.



For those arriving by taxi, the NEC recommends TOA Taxis, you can book online or by calling +44 121 427 888. TOA accept all major credit cards (subject to a 10% +VAT charge check this) and there are taxi ranks outside the main NEC entrances.


The NEC has facilities and services available for visitors with accessibility needs. Please visit our Access Page for helpful links and contact information.

International Visitors

Please refer to for full information on how to obtain a visa to visit the UK.

To obtain an invitation letter for MACH 2026, visitors will need to register before requesting a letter. Visitor registration will open in Autumn 2025.